[vdr] sc

Lars Bläser lars.blaeser at lycosxxl.de
Fri Oct 28 15:32:14 CEST 2005

Jouni Karvo wrote:
> If my interpretation is correct, there is no problem in producing a sc
> for ones own use, but of course if someone other than the original
> author of the the vdr-sc plugin is using it, the author of that plugin
> is violating the patent.

in some country's even that is illegal - i.e. USA, the DMCA

> Whether the user of the plugin is breaking
> any law in this case is unclear to me.  Also, if the service provider
> has some conditions on which devices to use the leased smartcard you
> might be breaking them.

even that depends on the local law, using something that is illegal (sc)
might by a offending crime that is punished by the law (state), the case
of the provider against you for lost money or whatever is then second in
the row

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